Zuma, Angolan president head to Zimbabwe on behalf of SADC

2017-11-21 16:41

The Southern African Development Community is sending President Jacob Zuma and Angolan President Joao Lourenco to Zimbabwe to meet with stakeholders and assess the situation.

WATCH: Zuma arriving in Angola to discuss Zim crisis

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is expected to discuss Zimbabwe’s political crisis in Luanda, Angola. South African president Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as SADC chair, arrived on Tuesday morning. Watch.

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Analysis: More evil to come for Zim under Mnangagwa

2017-11-19 05:56

The ousting of President Robert Mugabe by political and military elites will result in more of the same abuse of Zimbabweans unless the SADC joins forces with world powers to effect real change, writes Mondli Makhanya.

#Zimbabwe: 'We want someone who can make this country prosper again'

2017-11-17 16:23

Zimbabwean citizens have expressed their hopes for positive change, following the military intervention in the country.

Mugabe's refusal to step down is his 'last card' to retain power

2017-11-17 10:57

President Robert Mugabe's refusal to step down has been described as his last card to retain power, while a military intervention by the regional Southern African Development Community in his favour has been ruled out.

Mugabe to exile in SA?

2017-11-17 09:04

Zimbabwean media says that President Robert Mugabe on Thursday reportedly "agreed in principle" to step down after 37 years in power, adding that he was set to exile in South Africa.

Mugabe 'trying to buy time' to negotiate his exit

2017-11-17 08:00

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has refused to resign after meeting generals who have seized control of the country, as sources suggest the veteran leader is "buying time" to negotiate his exit.

Parliament welcomes SA government's and SADC's swift response to Zimbabwe

2017-11-16 17:25

Parliament has welcomed the South African government's and SADC's swift response to developments unfolding in Zimbabwe.

SADC meeting on Zimbabwe set to kick off in Botswana

2017-11-16 11:20

A meeting of the Southern African Development Community Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Co-operation is expected to kick off in Gaborone to discuss the political developments in Zimbabwe.

Zuma calls urgent SADC meeting to discuss Zimbabwe

2017-11-15 22:46

President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as SADC chairperson, has called an urgent meeting to discuss the unfolding political and security situation in Zimbabwe.


Zuma, Angolan president to visit Zimbabwe - official

2017-11-21 15:36

Angolan President Joao Lourenco says he and President Jacob Zuma would fly to Zimbabwe following talks between regional leaders on the crisis engulfing the country.

Zuma joins other regional leaders in Angola to discuss Zim crisis

2017-11-21 11:24

Four regional countries are meeting on Zimbabwe's crisis. President Jacob Zuma is joining the Angola-hosted summit of the SADC, along with the leaders of Zambia and Tanzania.

SADC to discuss Zimbabwe next week Tuesday

2017-11-18 17:02

Zimbabwe's political situation is set to be discussed next week when four countries with the southern African regional bloc meet in Angola.

'If Mugabe becomes stubborn, we'll arrange for him to be fired Sunday,' says Zanu-PF official

2017-11-17 14:00

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party is reportedly gearing up to recall its long-time leader Robert Mugabe from office if the nonagenarian resists pressure from the army to quit.

We're making 'significant progress' in talks for Mugabe's departure – army

2017-11-17 10:23

Zimbabwe's military says it is making "significant progress" in talks with President Robert Mugabe for his departure while it pursues and arrests some allies of the leader and his wife.

AU lets SADC bloc take lead on Zimbabwe

2017-11-17 08:00

The African Union will allow Zimbabwe's southern neighbours in the SADC regional bloc to mediate in the political crisis there, a senior official has said after talks in Washington.

Talks continue as Mugabe is urged to step down peacefully

2017-11-16 19:30

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is meeting with a South African delegation at the state house as negotiations pushed for a resolution to the political turmoil and the likely end to Mugabe's decades-long rule.

Cabinet supports Zuma's 'intervention' in Zimbabwe situation

2017-11-16 12:19

Cabinet supports President Jacob Zuma's 'intervention' in his capacity as the SADC chair in response to 'the Zimbabwean situation'.

UN chief appeals for calm in Zimbabwe

2017-11-16 08:59

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on all sides in Zimbabwe to show "restraint" after the country's military took control and President Robert Mugabe said he was under house arrest.

Zimbabweans haven’t been this happy since 1980 independence – Zimbabwean MP

2017-11-15 22:28

Zimbabwe's only independent member of Parliament and former Zanu-PF member Temba Mliswa says citizens in that country are happy that their lives have been placed in the hands of the military.

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